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Usb trouble I have a problem with my usb ports in my gateway laptop. for some reason they quit working. I have down loaded new chip set drivers from gateway and can get two of the four working. They will work for a week or two then they quit working. so i again reload the chip set drivers and they will work for a while. When i plug anything into them it says the device is not working properly. I have unloaded and loaded the drivers several times but no help. I have even gone as far as formated the hard drive and reloaded the complete recovery cds. still it wont recognize the device no matter if its a mouse or my flash drive. help!!!

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Ok common prombelm with notebooks what the prombelm is you are over loading your usb ports ( it happenes in note books nd laptops ) my sugestion is get your self a extension usb cord and that should take care of your promblem just amke sure that you keep the same thing plug into the same usb port onthe extension
and it should all work lala linda

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Update you device in the internet if didn't your again, try to used another OS. Use Windows XP

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